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From: Derrick Stolee <stolee@gmail.com>
To: Elijah Newren <newren@gmail.com>,
	Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget <gitgitgadget@gmail.com>
Cc: Git Mailing List <git@vger.kernel.org>,
	Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>,
	Derrick Stolee <derrickstolee@github.com>,
	Derrick Stolee <dstolee@microsoft.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 03/10] dir.c: accept a directory as part of cone-mode patterns
Date: Wed, 21 Apr 2021 09:47:41 -0400
Message-ID: <252df328-a615-b2fd-ec52-f37ee4397bc1@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CABPp-BH8LHA_gvBF2pB2+S_5ttYoesDw_qScNrRiyYBVzPHdGw@mail.gmail.com>

On 4/20/2021 7:21 PM, Elijah Newren wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 13, 2021 at 7:01 AM Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
> <gitgitgadget@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> From: Derrick Stolee <dstolee@microsoft.com>
>>
>> When we have sparse directory entries in the index, we want to compare
>> that directory against sparse-checkout patterns. Those pattern matching
>> algorithms are built expecting a file path, not a directory path. This
>> is especially important in the "cone mode" patterns which will match
>> files that exist within the "parent directories" as well as the
>> recursive directory matches.
>>
>> If path_matches_pattern_list() is given a directory, we can add a fake
>> filename ("-") to the directory and get the same results as before,
>> assuming we are in cone mode. Since sparse index requires cone mode
>> patterns, this is an acceptable assumption.
> 
> Makes sense; thanks for the good description.
> 
>> Signed-off-by: Derrick Stolee <dstolee@microsoft.com>
>> ---
>>  dir.c | 5 +++++
>>  1 file changed, 5 insertions(+)
>>
>> diff --git a/dir.c b/dir.c
>> index 166238e79f52..57e22e605cec 100644
>> --- a/dir.c
>> +++ b/dir.c
>> @@ -1378,6 +1378,11 @@ enum pattern_match_result path_matches_pattern_list(
>>         strbuf_addch(&parent_pathname, '/');
>>         strbuf_add(&parent_pathname, pathname, pathlen);
>>
>> +       /* Directory requests should be added as if they are a file */
> 
> "added" or "matched"?  Also, the description seems a bit brief and
> likely to surprise; I'd at least want to expand "file" to "file within
> their given directory" but it might be nice to get some summarized
> version of the commit message or at least state that "-" is just a
> random simple name within the given directory.

I can improve this comment.

>> +       if (parent_pathname.len > 1 &&
> 
> Is this line...
> 
>> +           parent_pathname.buf[parent_pathname.len - 1] == '/')
> 
> to prevent an out-of-bounds indexing?  If so, shouldn't it be "> 0" or
> ">= 1" rather than "> 1"?  And if so, doesn't the strbuf_addch() call
> above ensure the condition is always met?
> 
> Or are we trying to avoid adding the "-" when we parent_pathname is
> just a plain "/"?

I believe plain "/" is impossible. There needs to be a valid tree entry
before that first slash ("a/", for example). But that isn't super
important to the logic here and just adds confusion.

> 
>> +               strbuf_add(&parent_pathname, "-", 1);
>> +
> 
> Sorry for all the questions on such a tiny change.  It makes sense to
> me, I'm just curious whether it'll confuse future code readers.

Yes, let's avoid confusion by doing the simple thing and use "> 0".

Thanks,
-Stolee

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Thread overview: 127+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-04-13 14:01 [PATCH 00/10] Sparse-index: integrate with status and add Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-04-13 14:01 ` [PATCH 01/10] t1092: add tests for status/add and sparse files Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-04-20 21:52   ` Elijah Newren
2021-04-21 13:21     ` Derrick Stolee
2021-04-21 15:14   ` Matheus Tavares Bernardino
2021-04-23 20:12     ` Derrick Stolee
2021-04-13 14:01 ` [PATCH 02/10] unpack-trees: make sparse aware Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-04-20 23:00   ` Elijah Newren
2021-04-21 13:41     ` Derrick Stolee
2021-04-21 16:11       ` Elijah Newren
2021-04-22  2:24         ` Matheus Tavares Bernardino
2021-04-21 17:27     ` Derrick Stolee
2021-04-21 18:55       ` Matheus Tavares Bernardino
2021-04-21 19:10         ` Elijah Newren
2021-04-21 19:51           ` Matheus Tavares Bernardino
2021-04-21 18:56       ` Elijah Newren
2021-04-23 20:16         ` Derrick Stolee
2021-04-13 14:01 ` [PATCH 03/10] dir.c: accept a directory as part of cone-mode patterns Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-04-20 23:21   ` Elijah Newren
2021-04-21 13:47     ` Derrick Stolee [this message]
2021-04-13 14:01 ` [PATCH 04/10] status: skip sparse-checkout percentage with sparse-index Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-04-20 23:26   ` Elijah Newren
2021-04-21 13:51     ` Derrick Stolee
2021-04-13 14:01 ` [PATCH 05/10] status: use sparse-index throughout Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-04-21  0:44   ` Elijah Newren
2021-04-21 13:55     ` Derrick Stolee
2021-04-13 14:01 ` [PATCH 06/10] dir: use expand_to_path() for sparse directories Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-04-21  0:52   ` Elijah Newren
2021-04-21  0:53     ` Elijah Newren
2021-04-21 14:03       ` Derrick Stolee
2021-04-13 14:01 ` [PATCH 07/10] add: allow operating on a sparse-only index Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-04-13 14:01 ` [PATCH 08/10] pathspec: stop calling ensure_full_index Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-04-21  0:57   ` Elijah Newren
2021-04-13 14:01 ` [PATCH 09/10] t7519: add sparse directories to FS monitor tests Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-04-13 14:01 ` [PATCH 10/10] fsmonitor: test with sparse index Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-04-21  7:00   ` Elijah Newren
2021-04-13 20:45 ` [PATCH 00/10] Sparse-index: integrate with status and add Matheus Tavares Bernardino
2021-04-14 16:31   ` Derrick Stolee
2021-04-23 21:34 ` [PATCH v2 0/8] Sparse-index: integrate with status Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-04-23 21:34   ` [PATCH v2 1/8] t1092: add tests for status/add and sparse files Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-05-13 12:40     ` Matheus Tavares Bernardino
2021-05-14 12:27       ` Derrick Stolee
2021-04-23 21:34   ` [PATCH v2 2/8] unpack-trees: preserve cache_bottom Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-04-23 21:34   ` [PATCH v2 3/8] unpack-trees: compare sparse directories correctly Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-05-13  3:26     ` Elijah Newren
2021-04-23 21:34   ` [PATCH v2 4/8] unpack-trees: stop recursing into sparse directories Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-05-13  3:31     ` Elijah Newren
2021-04-23 21:34   ` [PATCH v2 5/8] dir.c: accept a directory as part of cone-mode patterns Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-04-23 21:34   ` [PATCH v2 6/8] status: skip sparse-checkout percentage with sparse-index Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-04-23 21:34   ` [PATCH v2 7/8] status: use sparse-index throughout Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-04-23 21:34   ` [PATCH v2 8/8] fsmonitor: test with sparse index Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-05-13  4:12   ` [PATCH v2 0/8] Sparse-index: integrate with status Elijah Newren
2021-05-14 18:28     ` Derrick Stolee
2021-05-14 18:30   ` [PATCH v3 00/12] " Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-05-14 18:31     ` [PATCH v3 01/12] sparse-index: skip indexes with unmerged entries Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-05-14 18:31     ` [PATCH v3 02/12] sparse-index: include EXTENDED flag when expanding Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-05-18  1:33       ` Elijah Newren
2021-05-18 14:57         ` Derrick Stolee
2021-05-18 17:48           ` Elijah Newren
2021-05-18 18:16             ` Derrick Stolee
2021-05-14 18:31     ` [PATCH v3 03/12] t1092: expand repository data shape Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-05-18  1:49       ` Elijah Newren
2021-05-18 14:59         ` Derrick Stolee
2021-05-14 18:31     ` [PATCH v3 04/12] t1092: add tests for status/add and sparse files Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-05-14 18:31     ` [PATCH v3 05/12] unpack-trees: preserve cache_bottom Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-05-14 18:31     ` [PATCH v3 06/12] unpack-trees: compare sparse directories correctly Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-05-14 18:31     ` [PATCH v3 07/12] unpack-trees: stop recursing into sparse directories Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-05-18  2:03       ` Elijah Newren
2021-05-18  2:06         ` Elijah Newren
2021-05-18 19:20           ` Derrick Stolee
2021-05-14 18:31     ` [PATCH v3 08/12] dir.c: accept a directory as part of cone-mode patterns Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-05-14 18:31     ` [PATCH v3 09/12] status: skip sparse-checkout percentage with sparse-index Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-05-14 18:31     ` [PATCH v3 10/12] status: use sparse-index throughout Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-05-14 18:31     ` [PATCH v3 11/12] wt-status: expand added sparse directory entries Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-05-18  2:27       ` Elijah Newren
2021-05-18 18:26         ` Derrick Stolee
2021-05-18 19:04           ` Derrick Stolee
2021-05-19  8:38             ` Elijah Newren
2021-05-14 18:31     ` [PATCH v3 12/12] fsmonitor: integrate with sparse index Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-05-21 11:59     ` [PATCH v4 00/12] Sparse-index: integrate with status Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-05-21 11:59       ` [PATCH v4 01/12] sparse-index: skip indexes with unmerged entries Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-05-21 11:59       ` [PATCH v4 02/12] sparse-index: include EXTENDED flag when expanding Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-05-21 11:59       ` [PATCH v4 03/12] t1092: expand repository data shape Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-05-21 11:59       ` [PATCH v4 04/12] t1092: add tests for status/add and sparse files Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-05-21 11:59       ` [PATCH v4 05/12] unpack-trees: preserve cache_bottom Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-05-21 11:59       ` [PATCH v4 06/12] unpack-trees: compare sparse directories correctly Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-05-21 11:59       ` [PATCH v4 07/12] unpack-trees: be careful around sparse directory entries Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-05-28 11:36         ` Derrick Stolee
2021-05-21 11:59       ` [PATCH v4 08/12] dir.c: accept a directory as part of cone-mode patterns Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-05-21 11:59       ` [PATCH v4 09/12] status: skip sparse-checkout percentage with sparse-index Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-05-21 11:59       ` [PATCH v4 10/12] status: use sparse-index throughout Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-05-21 11:59       ` [PATCH v4 11/12] wt-status: expand added sparse directory entries Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-05-21 11:59       ` [PATCH v4 12/12] fsmonitor: integrate with sparse index Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-06-07 12:33       ` [PATCH v5 00/14] Sparse-index: integrate with status Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-06-07 12:33         ` [PATCH v5 01/14] sparse-index: skip indexes with unmerged entries Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-06-07 12:34         ` [PATCH v5 02/14] sparse-index: include EXTENDED flag when expanding Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-06-08 18:56           ` Elijah Newren
2021-06-09 17:39             ` Derrick Stolee
2021-06-09 18:11               ` Elijah Newren
2021-06-07 12:34         ` [PATCH v5 03/14] t1092: replace incorrect 'echo' with 'cat' Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-06-08 19:18           ` Elijah Newren
2021-06-07 12:34         ` [PATCH v5 04/14] t1092: expand repository data shape Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-06-07 12:34         ` [PATCH v5 05/14] t1092: add tests for status/add and sparse files Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-06-07 12:34         ` [PATCH v5 06/14] unpack-trees: preserve cache_bottom Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-06-07 12:34         ` [PATCH v5 07/14] unpack-trees: compare sparse directories correctly Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-06-07 12:34         ` [PATCH v5 08/14] unpack-trees: unpack sparse directory entries Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-06-09  3:48           ` Elijah Newren
2021-06-09 20:21             ` Derrick Stolee
2021-06-07 12:34         ` [PATCH v5 09/14] dir.c: accept a directory as part of cone-mode patterns Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-06-07 12:34         ` [PATCH v5 10/14] diff-lib: handle index diffs with sparse dirs Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-06-07 15:26           ` Derrick Stolee
2021-06-08  1:05             ` Junio C Hamano
2021-06-08 13:00               ` Derrick Stolee
2021-06-09  5:47           ` Elijah Newren
2021-06-09  6:32             ` Junio C Hamano
2021-06-09  8:11               ` Elijah Newren
2021-06-09 20:33                 ` Derrick Stolee
2021-06-10 17:45                   ` Derrick Stolee
2021-06-10 21:31                     ` Elijah Newren
2021-06-11 12:57                       ` Derrick Stolee
2021-06-11 17:27                         ` Derrick Stolee
2021-06-07 12:34         ` [PATCH v5 11/14] status: skip sparse-checkout percentage with sparse-index Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-06-07 12:34         ` [PATCH v5 12/14] status: use sparse-index throughout Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-06-07 12:34         ` [PATCH v5 13/14] wt-status: expand added sparse directory entries Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-06-09  5:27           ` Elijah Newren
2021-06-09 20:49             ` Derrick Stolee
2021-06-07 12:34         ` [PATCH v5 14/14] fsmonitor: integrate with sparse index Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget

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